Marine Drive

Living at Marine Drive

Marine Drive is a mix of high-rise and low-rise buildings, surrounding beautiful green space and a modern Commonsblock. Suites are designed for students seeking space, privacy, and a relaxed communal atmosphere. Through floor-to-ceiling windows, the views of the ocean and campus can be spectacular.

Quick Facts

Marine Drive Front Desk

2205 Lower Mall
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4
Tel: 604 827 3242

Rooms at Marine Drive

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    Suite includes desk and bed, kitchen area with table, closet, and separate bathroom.


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    Two Bedroom

    Private bedrooms with shared bathroom, kitchen, living area and eating area. Fully furnished.


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    Three Bedroom

    Private bedrooms with a area bathroom, kitchen, living area and eating area. Fully furnished.


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    Four Bedroom

    Private bedrooms with two shared bathrooms, kitchen, living area and eating area. Fully furnished.


Facilities at Marine Drive

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    The hub for many residence activities. Includes: Wi-Fi, fitness room, group study spaces, meeting rooms, ballroom, and fireside lounge.

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    Support Staff

    From our Front Desk staff and Overnight Mobile Team to Residence Life professional and student staff, you are never alone! Meet the people you can contact with questions, concerns or a request for support.

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    Sort It Out!

    Sustainability is a shared value in residence. Marine Drive has a large sorting area with collection bins for household recyclables, e-waste, charitable donations, and trash.

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    Laundry Facilities

    Machines operate on a convenient card system—no need to worry about coins. Facilities are located on the ground-level of each building.

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    Parking & Bicycle Storage

    Limited monthly parking is available for a fee. Outdoor bicycle storage is available.

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    Outdoor Facilities

    Basketball, tennis courts, playing fields and beaches are easily accessible. Nearby Pacific Spirit Regional Park has over 35 kilometres of multipurpose trails to explore.

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    Health & Safety

    Residents have access to a campus medical clinic and safety programs such as SafeWalk. There are regular nightly patrols of residence properties.

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    Meal Plan

    Marine Drive suites come with kitchens. Students can purchase an optional meal plan for convenience—no need to cook or carry cash.

Sustainability Features

UBC has been recognized internationally for its commitment to sustainable living. Many residences and rooms have modern sustainability features designed to reduce waste, energy consumption, and water use.

Marine Drive Residence Life

“You will make new friendships that last a lifetime and have plenty of support for those tough assignments and exams.” – Marine Drive resident

Marine Drive’s Residence Life team consists of one professional staff member and more than 25 student staff who work hard to promote a safe, inclusive and enjoyable community for residents.